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1700E - Category 5e Bonded-Pair Cable

1700E-Category 5e Bonded-Pair Cable

Cat.5e (350MHz), 4-Pair, U/UTP Unshielded, Premise Horizontal Cable, 24 AWG solid bare copper conductors, Polyethylene insulation, PVC jacket, RJ-45 compatible

Product Overview

Environmental Space: Indoor - Euroclass Eca
Suitable Applications: Horizontal and building backbone cable; Support current and future Category 5e applications, such as: 1000Base-T (Gigabit Ethernet), 100 Base-T, 10 Base-T, FDDI, ATM

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Individual bonded pair24SolidBC - Bare Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
AWG Size: 24
ElementTypeMaterialNominal Diameter
Individual bonded pairDielectricPolyethylene0.95 mm
Color Chart
Pair 1White/Blue & Blue
Pair 2White/Green & Green
Pair 3White/Orange & Orange
Pair 4White/Brown & Brown
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterDiameter +/- ToleranceRipcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride5.1 mm0.3 mmYes

Construction and Dimensions

Min Elongation at Breakof Conductors: 10 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Insulation: 100 %
Min Elongation at Breakof Jacket: 100 %
Min Tensile Strength of Jacket: 9 MPa

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Max. Conductor DCRMax DCR Unbalanced Between Pairs [%]Max. DCR Unbalanced Within Pair [%]
95 Ohm/km4 %2 Ohm
Max. Capacitance UnbalanceMax. Mutual Capacitance
1,600 pF/m56 pF/m
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
100 Ohm
Max. Delay SkewMin. Velocity of Propagation
40 ns/100m60 %
High Freq
Frequency [MHz]Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)Min. NEXT [dB]Min. PSNEXT [dB]Min. ACR [dB]Min. PSACR [dB]Min. ACRF (ELFEXT) [dB]Min. PSACRF (PSELFEXT) [dB]Min. RL (Return Loss) [dB]Min. TCL [dB]Min. ELTCTL [dB]
1 MHz2.1 dB/100m65.3 dB62.3 dB63.2 dB60.2 dB64 dB61 dB20 dB40 dB35 dB
4 MHz4 dB/100m56.3 dB53.3 dB52.32 dB49.3 dB52 dB49 dB23 dB34 dB23 dB
10 MHz6.3 dB/100m50.3 dB47.3 dB44 dB41 dB44 dB41 dB25 dB30 dB15 dB
16 MHz8.0 dB/100m47.2 dB44.2 dB39.2 dB36.2 dB39.9 dB36.9 dB25 dB28 dB10.9 dB
20 MHz9.0 dB/100m45.8 dB42.8 dB36.8 dB33.8 dB38.0 dB35.0 dB25 dB27 dB9 dB
31.25 MHz11.4 dB/100m42.9 dB39.9 dB31.5 dB28.5 dB34.1 dB31.5 dB23.6 dB25.1 dB5.5 dB
62.5 MHz16.5 dB/100m38.4 dB35.4 dB21.9 dB18.9 dB28.1 dB25.1 dB21.5 dB22 dB
100 MHz21.3 dB/100m35.3 dB32.3 dB14.0 dB11.0 dB24.0 dB21.0 dB20.1 dB20 dB
155 MHz27.2 dB/100m32.4 dB29.4 dB5.2 dB2.2 dB20.2 dB17.2 dB18.8 dB
250 MHz35.8 dB/100m29.3 dB26.3 dB16.0 dB13.0 dB17.3 dB
350 MHz43.5 dB/100m27.1 dB24.1 dB13.1 dB10.1 dB17.3 dB
High Freq Table Note: Limits below 4MHz are for information only.
Max. Recommended Current [A]
1.5 A
Voltage Rating [V]
72 V

Temperature Range

Installation Temp Range: 0°C To +50°C
Operating Temp Range: -30°C To +60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 30 kg/km
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 65 N
Min Bend Radius During Installation: 40 mm
Min Bend Radius During Operation: 20 mm


ISO/IEC Compliance: ISO/IEC 11801 Ed. 2.2:2002/A2:2010/C1:2011
CPR Euroclass: Eca
CENELEC Compliance: EN 50173-1 Ed. 3:2011
Data Category: Category 5e
ANSI Compliance: ANSI/TIA/EIA 568-B.2-1 (2002)

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

ISO/IEC Flammability: IEC 60332-1
Burning Load: 335 kJ/m

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